Gardnerville resident named Miss Nevada
RENO – Christina Keegan in her last year of eligibility, was crowned Miss Nevada Saturday night at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts.
Keegan, a Gardnerville resident and 2004 graduate of Douglas High, was competing as Miss Northern Counties.
Keegan, who has been performing for six years, said her platform was Strength of Silence – rape education and recovery.
A former Miss Carson Valley in 2008, Keegan graduated from the Undergraduate Women’s College at Rosemont, Pa., with a bachelor of science degree in biology in 2008.
The first runner-up was Miss Truckee Meadows Cassandra Walker. Second runner-up was Miss Southern Counties Kellie Mills, and Miss Reno-Sparks Sarah Wilson was third runner-up.
Keegan was crowned by the 2008 Miss Nevada Julianna Erdesz, a former Miss Carson City.